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Posts by archive: March 2017

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Patient Safety Awareness Week

Posted by on March 13th, 2017 0 comments

It’s Patient Safety Awareness week, March 12-18. Whether you are a health care professional or a health care consumer, patient safety is an important topic to consider when it comes to health information. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), consumers can help prevent medical errors for themselves and their loved ones by: Speaking… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Education, Evaluation, Health Professionals, Outreach, Public Health

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Apply for Funding Today!

Posted by on March 7th, 2017 0 comments

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region (NNLM MAR), invites applications for projects beginning May 14, 2017 and ending April 30, 2018. Five award types are available for outreach projects that: Enhance clinicians’ and public health workers’ abilities to find and use biomedical and health information in practice and for patient education;… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Disaster / Emergency Preparedness, Education, Evaluation, Exhibits, Funding, Health Professionals, K-12, Outreach, Public Health, Technology, Technology and Libraries

Mar

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Upcoming Class on Consumer Health Services

Posted by on March 6th, 2017 0 comments

Interested in consumer health? Registration is now open for the spring offering of the 4-week online class Health and Wellness @ the Library: The Essentials of Providing Consumer Health Services. This free online course defines the core competencies of providing consumer health information services and then dives directly into the essential skills and knowledge that… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Outreach, Public Health

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Resources on Bleeding Disorders

Posted by on March 6th, 2017 0 comments

March is bleeding disorders awareness month. Below are a few resources to get started on educating yourself and others about this important health observance. MedlinePlus Health Topics – includes resources for understanding what it means to have a bleeding disorder, common symptoms, diagnosis and treatment, patient handouts, and links to related genetic conditions. Hemophilia Federation… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Outreach, Public Health

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